We invite researchers in all areas of linguistics, and from all departments, schools and faculties within the University of Sheffield to join the centre and participate in our activities and initiatives.

The Jessop West building

The centre has nearly 100 members drawn from the School of Languages and Cultures, the School of English, Human Communication Sciences, Psychology, Computer Science, Philosophy and the School of Education. Some of our members are also NHS staff.

Centre structure

The Centre is co-directed by Paul O'Neill and Robyn Orfitelli, and brings together researchers from across the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam. To become a member of the centre, subscribe to on our mailing lists page. If you are not a member of the University, please email us at to be added as a member.

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International Merit Scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students including 75 undergraduate scholarships worth £10,000 towards the annual tuition fee and 125 postgraduate taught scholarships worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee. Applications are now open for existing offer holders.